The Bayelsa State Government has declared Monday, 2nd of March, 2015 a public holiday to enable all registered voters in the State to go to their various registration points and collect their permanent voter cards.
All citizens and residents have equally been advised to take advantage of the weekend and the public holiday to visit their communities and places of registration to collect their PVCs.
A Government House statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the state governor Daniel Iworiso Markson disclosed that, the State Government, is already ensuring the provision of logistic support to enable them collect their PVCs.
The statement also warned all Political appointees and Civil servants in the state to ensure that, they have their PVCs, as the government will conduct an “Operation Show Your PVC” exercise, beginning from Wednesday, 4th of March, 2015.
HOMELAND NEWS gathered that recent statistic from INEC in the state shows that Bayelsa has 610,373 eligible voters, which is the lowest in the whole country. The statement urged those who registered to reduce the deficit by ensuring that they all collect their cards.